Point-Wise Current-Affairs & GS (Includes Important PIB Updates) 2022 with Maps & Data- IAS, SSC Etc

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Aug 20, 2021

Boron Carbide Ceramic Bullet Proof Jackets for Army Under ‘Make in India’ 

Major Contract for procurement of 1.86 lakh bulletproof jacket has been signed after successful conduct of field evaluation trials. Jackets have state-of-the-art specifications w/added protection level.

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Defense

China Announces Ban on Ivory Trade by End of 2017 

This sparks hope among conservationist groups that it could stem the tide of mass killing of elephants. The Chinese government announced the commitment to end the ivory trade. it has announced a ban on ivory trade and all processing activities by the end of 2017.

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Policies & Governance

IAS Mains 2016 Will Be Held on 3 to 9 December 

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the schedule for the IAS civil services (main) examination 2016, which will be held between December 3 to 9 December. Those candidates who qualified in the preliminary exam will be allowed to write the second stage of the examin…

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Education

Uttar Pradesh Minister Chitranjan Swaroop is no more 

About Mr. Chitranjan Swaroop: Chitranjan Swarup, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs of Uttar Pradesh passes away in Delhi at age 70 because of a lengthy illness. Chitranjan Swaroop was born in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh.

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Government Schemes/Projects

🌟 Portugal Prime Minister Antonio Costa- Chief Guest of 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas - Important 

António Costa (54) , the Indian origin Prime Minister of Portugal will be the chief guest at the 14th PBD Convention. The PBD Convention is to be held from January 7 to 9,2017 in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Suriname Vice president Michael Ashwin Satyandre Adhin will be the Special Gues…

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International Relations & Organizations

Universal Immunization Programme(UIP)- Mission Indradhanush & Intensified Mission Indradhanush 

India՚s UIP is one of the largest public health programmes in the world targeting 3 crore pregnant women and 2.7 crore new born annually and conducting more than 90 lakh immunization sessions.

Most cost effective public health intervention responsible for reduc…

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Defense

Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs Provided Grants-in-Aid Beyond the 12th Plan Period 

The Union Cabinet gave approval for continuation of scheme on Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) for another three financial years (FYs 2017 - 18 to 2019 - 20) and providing Grants-in-aid of ₹ 18 crore. The plan is to make the Institute self-sustainable by the end of FY…

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Government Schemes/Projects

Training Elected Women Representatives of Panchayati Raj Institutions 

The Minister of Women and Child Development plans to train around 20,000 Elected Women Representatives (EWRs) of Panchayati Raj Institutions and Master Trainers by March 2018. First such historic step of this scale to train EWRs who would then go out and administer the villages p…

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Government Schemes/Projects

बलुचिस्तान पर घिरता पाकिस्तान 

प्रस्तावना:-पाकिस्तान की ओर से फूंकी गई ‘हवाओ’ से कश्मीर सुलग रहा है। लाख समझाया पर पाकिस्तान मानने को तैयार नहीं। हमने अब बलूचिस्तान में मानवाधिकारों के उल्लंघन का काउंटर कार्ड (विरोध करके अपनी योजना को प्रत्यक्ष करना) चलाया है। अंतरराष्ट्रीय मंचों पर हाशिए पर रहे बलूचों को नैति…

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Government Schemes/Projects

Father of India’S Nuclear Fusion Predhiman Krishan Kaw Passed Away 

Padma Shri Prof Predhiman Krishan Kaw father of India՚s nuclear fusion reactor program is passed away at the age of 69 years due to Parkinson՚s disease in Ahmadabad, he is the founder of Institute for Plasma Research (IPR) at Gandhinagar in 1986 and also has served as director of…

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Science & Technology

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